PHM Focus

Schedule at a Glance

Knowledge Café

Moderators: Geeta Singhal, MD, MEd, FAAP
Speakers: Kris Rehm, MD, Neha Shah, MD, MPH, Rebecca Blankenberg, MD, MPH, Eric Biondi, MD, Tamara Simon, MD, MSPH, Karen Smith, MD, Med, Brian Alverson, MD, Mary Ottolini, MD, MPH

Something new and innovative, the Knowledge Cafe, geared for the junior hospitalist, where we will meet and discuss nuances of hospital medicine and share lessons learned. This will offer an outstanding networking opportunity for the junior hospitalist.

Are you interested in learning more about all the aspects of being a hospitalist like research, mentoring, quality and education? Have you ever wondered about to get more involved but not sure how to do so? Then this special event is for you! Designed for both the community and academic hospitalist 0-5 years out of training, you can meet other PHM hospitalists in a fast paced and interactive cafe event. You will meet with leaders in their respective niches, make contacts and be able to ask your questions about how to develop a career in your area of interest.

The Event!

9:25-9:35 - 10 minutes to introduce the concept
945-10:05: Topic 1
10:10-10:30: Topic 2
10:35-10:55; Topic 3
1100 to 1120: Topic 4
1125-1145 Topics 5
1150-1210 Popcorn and wrap up


1 and 2) Getting the Most Out of PHM for the 1st Time Attendee: Michele Long, MD, FAAP & Doug Carlson, MD, FAAP, SFHM

3) Finding Your Niche: Neha Shah, MD, MPH

4) Leading a Team: Rebecca Blankenberg, MD, MPH

5) How to Get Started in a Research Network or Collaborative: Eric Biondi, MD

6) Women in Hospital Medicine: Tamara Simon, MD, MSPH

7) How to Talk to Your Boss? I Need a Raise. I Wish I Didn't Have to Work So Many Nights. I'm Pregnant! Karen Smith, MD, MEd

8) Getting Involved in PHM on a National Level Thru AAP/APA/SHM: Brian Alverson, MD

9) Life Advice - How Can I Train For a Marathon, Be Present For My Friends and Family, and Work as a Pediatric Hospitalist? Kris Rehm, MD

10) Building an Educational Portfolio, To Be a Physician Educator What Do You Do, How Do You Start? Using an EVU system. Mary Ottolini, MD, MPH